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Top 210+ .htaccess Interview Questions and Answers in 2023

Htaccess (Hypertext Access) is a configuration file of apache which is used to make changes in the configuration on a directory basis. 
This directory can be the root directory or subdirectory of your website.

Uses of the .htaccess file:
1)-Change the default page(i.e index.html to home.html).
2)-URL rewriting for SEO friendly URL.
3)-Custom error pages.
4)-Redirect http to https OR one domain to another domain.
5)-Block IP address OR range of IPs.
6)-Password protection.
7)-Authenticated folder.

Creating a .htaccess file in wordpress

RewriteEngine On
RewriteBase /
RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L]
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
RewriteRule . /index.php [L]

3)-Custom Error Pages
4)-Mime Types
5)-SSI (Server Side Includes)
7)-Restricting users based on IP
8)-Leveraging Browser Caching
9)-Enabling CORS
10)-Hotlink Protection


1 - What Is .htaccess?
2 - Why do we Use and Where?
3 - Enable .htaccess on apache Ubuntu server?
4 - Enable .htaccess on apache localhost server?
5 - How To Create .htaccess Files?
6 - How To Define Custom Error Pages?
7 - How can I change the default start page?
8 - How To Block Or Allow Ip Addresses From Accessing Your Site?
9 - How To Protect Password Of Directories?
10 - How To Redirect Http To Https?
11 - How To Redirect Http:// To Https://www?
12 - How To Redirect Non www To www?
13 - How To Redirect One Domain To Another Domain?
14 - How to Remove index.php from URL?
15 - How To Redirect Homepage To Another Website?
16 - How To Redirect To Another Directory Within Same Domain?
17 - How To Set Environment Variable?
18 - How To Set The Php Config Variables?
19 - How To Set Display_error Off?
20 - How To Block Few Ip Address?

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